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  • Deeds earn place among the righteous

    Wellesley couple helped hundreds flee Nazi regime during Holocaust In February 1939, a young Wellesley couple embarked on a mission that would alter their lives and thousands of others. The Rev. Waitstill Sharp, 37, a Unitarian minister, and his wife, Martha, 33, set aside personal concerns for a vastly more urgent cause. Leaving their two [...]

  • A fallen hero without a grave

    TODAY MARKS the birthday of a great American, Martin Luther King Jr. This day coincides with the commemoration of another great American citizen, Raoul Wallenberg. Wallenberg is the Swedish diplomat who was sent to Nazi-occupied Hungary by the United States, where he saved 100,000 people while risking his own life. On this day 60 years [...]